Category: Meet the Board

Scott Thomas, Bank of Alpine/Jackson Hole

Scott is six generations from Jackson, WY. He grew up on a Guest Ranch where he enjoyed sharing the beauty of the area with others from the back of a horse.  He attended Utah State University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  As Star Valley reminded him of how Jackson used to […]

Don McGee

Don was born and raised until age 14 in the Salt Lake Valley, then moved to the Central Valley, Clovis, CA, where he went to high school. After graduation and a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he relocated to Salt Lake to attend LDS Business College where he met […]

Justin Kaiser

Justin Kaiser is a Wyoming native, born and raised in Lincoln County. Besides spending 2 years in the suburbs of Washington D.C. as a missionary and 5 fishing seasons working in Alaska, he has lived in Wyoming his whole life. After graduating from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, he […]

David Miller

David grew up in Southeastern Idaho and graduated from high school in 1984. He attended college at Ricks College and BYU Provo. His wife and five children lived in Washington State, West Yellowstone, MT., Branson, MO., and moved to Alpine from Carthage, IL. in September of 2015.  It is good to be so close to […]

Richelle Primm

Richelle serves as the assistant to the Star Valley Chamber of Commerce. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Communication and Advocacy. She’s passionate about helping people see their potential and building healthy relationships. Her current hobbies include home decorating, cooking, and spending time with her fun-loving husband and happy […]

Warren Jones

Warren Jones was raised on a farm in northern Montana. After college at Montana State University, he lived and worked in California for several years, eventually finding his way to Star Valley via a work opportunity at Lower Valley Energy. He still serves LVE as an engineer, along with serving as the Pastor at Morning […]

Eric Gewiss

Eric Gewiss arrived in Star Valley by way of the Pacific Northwest in 2014 as Silver Star’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing, Eric has over 25 years of marketing experience in several industries including high-tech, mobile communications, commercial […]

Eli Lainhart

Eli is a Star Valley native and is currently the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Support Services at Star Valley Medical Center (SVMC). He has been with the hospital since 2010. SVMC has been named a top 100 Critical Access Hospital 7 times during those 8 years. His tenure includes overseeing the 2013 […]

Sarah Hale

Sarah has worked as a journalist for nearly 20 years. Her experience in the news media world includes working as a court reporter, social editor, education reporter, features editor, general news reporter, managing editor and news director. As part of the SVI Media Team, Sarah focuses her efforts on business writing and feature stories.   […]